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05 Jun 2015 description
Informal settlers are more exposed and vulnerable to displacement and are more likely to be relocated and excluded from the provision of durable housing assistance, finds IDMC report.
13 Jul 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS • Inter-agency Abyan Response Plan requires US$87 million to assist 320,000 beneficiaries. But security is still fragile. • Landmines are a major challenge to IDP return to Abyan. Livelihoods of 200,000 people have been destroyed, and protection issues are expected to persist. ...
22 Jun 2012 description
report UN Children's Fund
Highlights: · Sa’ada continued reporting measles cases; 170 in April and 101 up to 13 May. An outbreak of dengue-chikungunya fever was reported in Lahj, Hajjah and Hodeidah governorates, with 887 suspected cases. · Findings from a UNICEF and Dutch Government supported nationwide WASH...
09 May 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS: · 967,000 children under the age of five are estimated to suffer from acute malnutrition, with 267,000 children at risk of dying without proper nutrition interventions. · A huge outbreak of measles is now under control, reports WHO. · 13 children were killed and another 12 injured...
05 Apr 2012 description
Highlights •Newly displaced populations and host communities in the north and south of Yemen need immediate life-saving assistance. • The security situation for international staff working in Yemen continues to be a major challenge. •The many incidents of measles in Yemen have made parents...
27 Mar 2012 description
The UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated almost US$5 million to support a national immunization campaign to protect 7.9 million Yemeni children under age 10 from a deadly measles outbreak. Read the full article on OCHA's website